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A Novel Technology for Free Flap Monitoring: Pilot Study of a Wireless, Biodegradable Sensor.

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Summary of "A Novel Technology for Free Flap Monitoring: Pilot Study of a Wireless, Biodegradable Sensor."

 Accurate monitoring of free flap perfusion after complex reconstruction is critical for early recognition of flap compromise. Surgeons use a variety of subjective and objective measures to evaluate flap perfusion postoperatively. However, these measures have some limitations. We have developed a wireless, biodegradable, and flexible sensor that can be applied to real-time postoperative free flap monitoring. Here we assess the biocompatibility and function of our novel sensor.

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Name: Journal of reconstructive microsurgery
ISSN: 1098-8947
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